James Roberson

James Roberson is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly. He was appointed to represent the 39th House District – Wake County, by Governor Roy Cooper in January 2021 after Representative Darren Jackson was appointed to the N.C. Court of Appeals.


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Representative Roberson is proudly working for the people of Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and portions of Southeast Raleigh. 

State Rep. James Roberson, D-Wake, takes a selfie with House Democrats gathered behind him to mark Medicaid expansion’s passage in North Carolina, March 23, 2023.

Rep. James Roberson Receives The Green Tie Award

James Roberson Receives THE GREEN TIE AWARD distinction of RISING STAR on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022, by the North Carolina League of Conservation Voters (NLCV).  This award honors new voices at the General Assembly that North …

Roberson winner of the Gus Witherspoon Award

The Greater Raleigh National Pan Hellenic Council awarded Representative James Roberson as this year’s Gus Witherspoon Award winner in the area of Politics for his contributions in the political arena …

James Roberson Receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

July 26, 2021 – Representative Roberson received the “Order of The Long Leaf Pine,” for his thirty-one years of service at Wake Technical Community College on July 26th, 2021. …

Knightdale mayor appointed to NC House of Representatives

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (WNCN) — You can now refer to former Knightdale Mayor James Roberson as Representative James Roberson after he was appointed to serve in the North Carolina House of …

NC governor appoints two Wake County Democrats as NC’s newest state lawmakers

Sydney Batch, who previously represented Wake County in the state House, is North Carolina’s newest state senator. And Knightdale Mayor James Roberson is the newest member of the state House. …

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